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Venice High School (Los Angeles)

Venice High School is located in the westside Los Angeles, in the U. S. state of California within the Local District West area of the Los Angeles Unified School District. VHS has four Small Learning Communities: Academy of Law and Public Service Media, Arts & Technology Academy School for Advanced Studies and GATE Sports MedicineVHS has two magnet programs World Language and Global Studies Magnet and STEMM MagnetVenice High is supported by numerous community partnerships, parent groups and Alumni associations. Venice is known for offering many Advanced Placement classes and having an excellent athletics program; the school is added an instrumental music teacher, marching band, Mandarin teacher. During the 2011-2012 school year, 69% of Venice High students were Hispanic/Latino, with 12% white/European Americans, 10% African Americans and 8% Asian Americans. According to the Los Angeles Times Mapping L. A. project as well as zip code maps, because the school is just east of Walgrove Avenue it is not located in Venice, but the adjacent neighborhood of Mar Vista.

According to the City of Los Angeles's Venice Community Plan map, the school is located in Venice. Several neighborhoods, including Venice, Marina Del Rey, Mar Vista, Del Rey, feed into Venice High School; the unique educational pathways offered by the six small schools draw students from across Los Angeles. Elementary schools in the Venice High district include Beethoven Elementary, Mar Vista Elementary, Playa del Rey Elementary, Broadway Elementary, Braddock Drive Elementary, Stoner Avenue Elementary, Short Avenue Elementary, Westminster Avenue Elementary School and Coeur d'Alene Avenue Elementary School. Marina Del Rey Middle School, Daniel Webster Middle School, Mark Twain Middle School, Palms Middle School feed into Venice; until LAUSD established sufficient capacity in the area during the immediate post-World War II period, Culver City-based Betsy Ross Elementary, now closed, had been the largest single feeder to the 7–12th grade high school. The school's student news site, called The Oarsman, began as a school newspaper.

Written Voice, a literary journal started in the spring of 2012, features students' poetry, short stories, other work. An unofficial newsmagazine, The Venice Independent, was run by Venice students; the current principal is Mr. Gabriel Griego; the school was established in 1911 when classes were held in an old lagoon bathhouse two blocks from the beach. It moved to a new neo-romanesque structure at its present 29-acre campus two miles inland a decade later. A famous statue, installed in 1922 and for which then-unknown Venice High School student Myrna Loy served as model, stood on the front lawn of Venice High School for over 70 years. An unsightly cage was erected to prevent vandalism, but the statue was removed and sent to indoor storage in 1998. However, a bronze-cast replacement statue was mounted before 2,000 cheering onlookers in an April 2010 ceremony. On March 10, 1933, the school was damaged by the Long Beach earthquake; as a result, classes were held in hastily constructed tents for two years until a replacement school was built.

Art Deco earthquake-resistant buildings were built in 1935, are still used by the school today. In fall 2007, some neighborhoods zoned to Hamilton High School were rezoned to Venice High School. On May 15, 2009, students staged a walkout in response to LAUSD increasing class sizes and cutting teachers. Students who engaged in the walkout received support from the ACLU and the National Lawyers Guild in clearing their truancies on that particular day. A similar walkout occurred in 1951 when school administration disqualified a candidate for student body office because of a questionable campaign speech. Administration retaliated by focusing on agitators within the heretofore self-selective service clubs, suspending the clubs and reorganizing them with a more pliant membership. Small protests continued sporadically for a year; as of 1998 the school has mathematics and science programs and a magnet program that explores international politics. As of 2017, the World Languages and Global Studies Magnet offers courses in Mandarin Chinese, Italian and Spanish.

Venice High School won back-to-back National Science Bowl championships in 1996 and 1997, won regional championships in 1993, 1994 and 2005. Venice High School is one of only three schools that have won two National Science Bowl championships. In 1998 Richard Lovett, the president of the Creative Artists Agency, gave self-esteem courses to the students, Terry Hardy of Los Angeles Magazine wrote that the CAA "has adopted Venice High as its own." An successful sports competitor, Venice High fields 16 sports with most teams competing in the Western League of the CIF LA City Section. The football team has won 9 of the last 10 Western League titles and the baseball team has won five City championships; the girls' softball team won the CIF LA City Section Division 2 championship in 2013. The basketball team won the City championship in 1948; the boys' swimming team won three consecutive City championships in the 1950s. The school captured the City championship in golf in 2011 and 2012; the boys' volleyball team won back-to-back City Championships in 1991 and 1992.

Eight graduates have appeared in Major League Baseball and NFL games in the last 20 years Venice High School was used as the Rydell High School location for the 1978 movie Grease—in which the opening shot was the Myrna Loy statue. The school was used in o

Adam Warne

Adam Tanagan Warne is a British music producer, audio engineer, multi-instrumentalist, visual artist, video producer and frontman of the alternative and progressive rock group, KYROS. Warne grew up in Wimbledon, London, he lived for three years in north London whilst undergoing an undergraduate course in BA Popular Music studies at Middlesex University between 2011 and 2014. Prior to this, Warne attended The BRIT School of Performing Arts and Technology under the Music strand and graduated with a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music in 2011, he now lives in Hoxton and works as an engineer at Old Street Studios. Raised by an English father and Thai mother, Warne is a native English speaker and fluent in the Thai language. After parting ways with recording label, Giant Electric Pea in 2015, Adam and the rest of the members of Kyros took the decision to independently produce and release the album,'Vox Humana' after forming their independent management company, Kyros Media Group. Leaving behind the production efforts of Michael Holmes and Rob Aubrey at Giant Electric Pea, Adam took over mixing and production duties at his home studio in Wimbledon.

Mixing was completed in early 2016. After years of mixing practice and working on future Kyros material, Adam took the decision to bring his mixes forward as a showreel, he landed a position at the Hoxton-based, Old Street Studios where he now works as one of the recording engineers and the main mixing engineer. Adam works with a combination of'in the box' mixing and analogue outboard, analogue summing on a SSL Matrix 2 console. Having gone through a number of incarnations, Kyros dates back to 2009 as a solo music project under the working title of Chromology. Adam had begun his experimentation with songwriting whilst undergoing his studies at The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology. In 2010, Adam began writing towards what would become Kyros' debut album under the name of Synaesthesia. In 2012, he joined in collaboration with fellow Middlesex University student Nikolas Jon Aarland, who helped record guitar parts. Nikolas was involved in the recording process of the early demos but left the project in 2013 soon after his parts were re-recorded at Aubitt Studios for the GEP release of the album.

This was due to his ongoing work with a number of other projects. He was replaced with guitarist, Ollie Hannifan who helped record a number of the remaining guitar parts for the album as well as contributions from IQ guitarist, Michael Holmes. Under the band name of Synaesthesia, Adam signed a recording deal with Giant Electric Pea in February 2012 and promptly started the recording process at Aubitt Studios in Southampton for the debut album with IQ guitarist and Giant Electric Pea CEO, Michael Holmes as record producer and Rob Aubrey as recording engineer; the album was recorded through the process of multi-track recording and overdubbing as all the instruments with the exception of bass guitar and electric guitar were performed by Adam Warne. Guitar duties were taken care of by Ollie Hannifan, Nikolas Jon Aarland and minor edits and re-recordings by Michael Holmes. Bass duties were taken care of by Michael Holmes with the exception of Nikolas on the track, Technology Killed The Kids. Once the recording of the album had finished, Adam began the process of completing the band line-up for future albums and live purposes.

He welcomed second guitarist, Samuel Higgins whom he had met through university, along with drummer, Robin Johnson via an online forum and bassist, Peter Episcopo via recording engineer, Rob Aubrey, into the band with Adam taking care of vocals and keyboard duties from on. Kyros's debut album was released a self-titled work as the band was under the name of Synaesthesia at the time; the album was released 20 January 2014. The band performed their debut concert at The Cultuurpodium Boerderij in Zoetermeer supporting IQ. Kyros went onto welcoming American guitarist Joey Frevola into the band replacing Ollie Hannifan in 2014 and have since parted ways from GEP and independently release their second album,'Vox Humana' in November 2016. Warne has stated a number of influences ranging from progressive rock staples to mainstream pop music producers as well as many notable acts such as Trevor Horn, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Matt Bellamy, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson, Dream Theater, Spock's Beard, Neal Morse, Flying Colors, Mike Portnoy, IQ, Keane, Kevin Gilbert, Frost*, Poppy, Tim Smith, Savant/Aleksander Vinter, Simon Godfrey, Chvrches, HAIM and Tears for Fears.

Studio albums Synaesthesia Vox Humana EPs and singles BETA EP "Cloudburst" maxi single Monster EP

Spyros Fourlanos

Spyros Fourlanos is a Greek professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Football League club Ionikos. Fourlanos comes from Panathinaikos's youth ranks. On 27 November 2011, during a Superleague match vs. OFI Crete, he made his debut for the men's team of Panathinaikos coming on as a substitute. On 15 May 2013, he agreed a transfer to Club Brugge. On 31 December 2013 he was loaned from Club Brugge to Kalloni for 6 months; the 20-year-old midfielder had agreed to a six-month loan deal as he wanted to be playing first team football more regularly. In June 2014, he signed with Greek Super League club Panionios, but after six months he signed for the two and 1/2 years with Panachaiki. On 17 November 2015, after having been a free agent, he signed for German 3. Liga side Sonnenhof Großaspach until 2017. On 28 August 2016, he signed with Chania for an undisclosed fee. On 29 January 2017, he scored his first goal in his professional career in a 4-0 home win against Kalloni. On 25 August 2017, he re-signed with his former club Panachaiki.

Spyros Fourlanos at Soccerway

Microryzomys altissimus

Microryzomys altissimus known as the Páramo colilargo or highland small rice rat, is a species of rodent in the genus Microryzomys of family Cricetidae. It is found in Colombia and Peru, but the Colombian segment may be a separate species; the Páramo colilargo has a greyish head, buffish upper parts and greyish-buff underparts and there is a clear demarcation between the dorsal and ventral colouring. The tail is dark above and pale below and is shorter than 110 mm; the feet have whitish hairs on the upper surface, the metatarsal pads on the soles are narrow. Compared to the related Microryzomys minutus, the skull is wider and more robust, with longer incisive foramina and with longer rows of teeth; the diploid chromosomal count is 2n=57 and FN=58. This rodent is native to South America where it occurs in the high Andes of Ecuador and Bolivia, its altitudinal range is between 2,500 and 4,000 m. Its range includes the Cordillera Central in Colombia where there is a separate population, extends through the Cordillera Occidental and Cordillera Oriental of Ecuador, to the Andes of northern Peru, as far south as Junin.

Its typical habitat is moist subalpine forest and páramo, a high altitude grassland. The disjunct population in Colombia may be a separate species, its conservation status would need to be assessed separately, but the main population in Ecuador and Peru is large. M. altissimus may be threatened in places by deforestation and conversion of the páramo for agricultural use, but it is locally common, it has a wide range and occurs in several protected areas, so the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as "least concern"

Germaine Joplin

Germaine Anne Joplin was an Australian geologist, winner of the Clarke Medal in 1963. Joplin, born in Strathfield, New South Wales in 1903, was educated at Presbyterian Ladies College in Croydon, Sydney, she trained as a nurse on leaving school, but at age 23 commenced studies at the University of Sydney, graduating with a B. Sc. and the University Medal in 1930. Joplin pursued study in England, earning a Junior Fellowship of the World Federation of University Women, to study petrology at Newnham College, University of Cambridge with Cecil Edgar Tilley. A number of Australian women were studying with her at Newnham College during the 1930s, including Dorothy Hill and Betty Ripper. Joplin attained her Ph. D. in 1936. She would take a B. A in 1949 from the University of Sydney and complete a Diploma in Social Studies but returned to geology, she took a D. Sc. from the University of Sydney in 1950. After returning from England, Joplin lectured in geology at the University of Sydney until 1949. In 1952 Joplin commenced a permanent research position as a Fellow in the established Department of Geophysics at the Australian National University.

Joplin was the first academic appointed by J. C. Jaegar, tasked with setting up the Department of Geophysics. Joplin's principal works were three critical compilations of analytical data on Australian rocks, commenced during her short time with the Bureau of Mineral Resources and published in their Bulletin series, plus two petrology monographs and a book for high school readers. A Petrology of Australian Igneous Rocks was published in New York and A Petrology of Australian Metamorphic Rocks was published. Finding the Age of Rocks was written in collaboration with John Richards and Christine Joplin. In 1986 Joplin was awarded the W. R. Browne Medal by the Geological Society of Australia'for distinguished contributions to the Geological Sciences of Australia'. In 1986, she became a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia. Joplin died in Sydney in 1989

Back in Brazil

Back in Brazil is a song by English musician Paul McCartney, released by Capitol Records. The song was released as a promotional single on 16 September 2018, is featured on McCartney's 2018 album Egypt Station. Rolling Stone called the song one of the weirdest tracks on the album, while noting that McCartney played over 9 instruments in the song; the song starts out with a lounge beat, but included guitar, Wurlitzer piano, conga drums, a triangle. The chorus of the song just features McCartney yelling the word "Ichiban!,", strange because it is a Japanese word and not Portuguese. When McCartney was asked why he said "Ichiban" in the song he dismissed the question and promised that he'll answer the question at a date, in the You Gave Me The Answer feature of his website. McCartney's producer Greg Kurstin stated that "It was one of the trickier songs to get the feel of, to get the drum groove and all that stuff," and that McCartney "labored for hours working on the song." The song reached number 8 on the Brazilian iTunes chart.

A music video for the song was released on 16 September 2018. The video follows a story of a beautiful Brazilian woman who invites her boyfriend to a Paul McCartney concert. While stuck at work, the boyfriend cannot go and they nearly break up. At the concert McCartney invites her on stage to dance, because of that moment she forgives her boyfriend when he comes back to apologize; the concert sequence was recorded during the McCartney's performance in Salvador, 20 October 2017 for the One on One Tour. Paul McCartney – lead vocals, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, harmonium, bird recording, triangle Greg Kurstin – wurlitzer, bass FX Abe Laboriel Jr – drums, backing vocals Pedro Eustachebamboo flute, duduk String quartet